“I cannot forget…” – Japanese National Journeys to Hawai‘i

"I cannot forget..." - Japanese National Journeys to Hawai‘i to Fulfill a Postwar Promise Chance Gusukuma Special to The Hawai‘i Herald (Reprinted from June 17, 2005) Editor’s note: As we approach Aug. 15, the 70th anniversary of the...

Peace Boat Docked In Honolulu

Gwen Battad Ishikawa On July 12, a luxury cruise ship docked at Honolulu Harbor. Unlike other cruise ships that bring tourists to our Islands, Peace Boat carried not only tourists, but also eight hibakusha (atomic...

“TO HELL AND BACK” – On the 70th Anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, a...

Frances H. Kakugawa Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Before my mother died, she said something that left me with a nagging thought. “Don’t let me be forgotten,” she told the minister.” What if all my ancestors in...

Larry Lindsey Kimura – Best of Both Worlds

M. Dolly Strazar, Ph.D. Special to The Hawai‘i Herald For Hawaiian language revival pioneer Larry Lindsey Kimura, enrolling in the all-Hawaiian Kamehameha Schools was both an utter disappointment and the spark that ignited his interest in...

Nat-Yo Average Bean – The Fermented Bean Gets Its Own Day!

Ryan Tatsumoto Hawai‘i Herald Columnist For the past few years, dedicated nattophiles have been organizing an annual dinner celebrating that humble fermented bean, natto, on its own day, no less. What? Natto has its own day?...

Camping, Okinawa Style

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An Evening of Japanese Koto and Shakuhachi Music

Hawaiʻi Public Radio’s acoustic jewel box, the Atherton Studio, provides the ideal sound environment to hear “An Evening of Japanese Koto and Shakuhachi Music” on Saturday, August 29. Darin Miyashiro, koto instructor at the...
Historical Fiction by Michael G. Malaghan

“Picture Bride” – A Family Saga

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Approaching The Sacred: Japanese Buddhist Temples in Hawaii

WHO/WHAT: The Hawaii Japanese Center presents an exhibit on Hawai‘i’s Japanese Buddhist temples. The basis of the exhibit was the book, “Japanese Buddhist Temples in Hawaii: An Illustrated Guide,” written by professors George and...

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